This is the third week of lovely spring like weather in Toronto. I finally broke down and went into the attic and retrieved some of my summer clothes. I hope that doesn't jinx things. At this time of the year it is a tug of war between quilting and gardening. Today quilting won!
Today's block is called Jacob's Ladder. It is a variation of the Double X block that we did on week 10. At first I was struggling about what I would say about the piecing in this block, then I realized that some of my half square triangles weren't exactly accurate. I am not sure whether it was cut or sewn incorrectly or distorted while being ironed. I thought I might share with you how I square them up if they need it, using the 45 degree angle on the Omnigrid Ruler.
If you line up the 45 degree angle on the ruler with the diagonal seam that joins your triangles, it will give you an accurate 90 degree line so you can trim your blocks.
|Squaring up your Blocks|
|Jacobs Ladder Block|